Biodiesel Quality

April 26, 2016

Latest diesel quality trends revealed in biennial survey

BY Infineum International Ltd. Infineum has revealed initial results from its latest biennial global Winter Diesel Fuel Quality Survey, offering a unique update on the current trends in the industry across the global marketplace. The survey collected samples from eight countries. READ MORE

April 22, 2016

Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance certifies Big Island Biodiesel

BY The Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance With a production capacity of 5.5 MMgy and utilizing state-of-the art distillation technology to produce the highest quality biodiesel in the country, the plant is the first biodiesel facility of its kind in the U.S. to earn this certification. READ MORE

April 13, 2016

New Leaf Biofuel celebrates 10 years, new BQ-9000 certification

BY New Leaf Biofuel The San Diego biodiesel producer's 10-year anniversary comes hand-in-hand with a new fuel quality accreditation. Ten years providing environmentally friendly biodiesel is a significant milestone for the young biodiesel industry. READ MORE

April 06, 2016

AGQM, FAM invite participants in biodiesel round robin testing

BY AGQM In cooperation with the Mineral Oil and Fuels Standardization Committee within DIN (FAM), the Association Quality Management Biodiesel e. V. (AGQM) is again organizing a round robin test for biodiesel and rapeseed oil fuel. The deadline is April 24. READ MORE

March 23, 2016

RSB-certified North African biodiesel producer to double capacity

BY Ron KotrbaRecently certified by the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials, Ben Arous, Tunisia-based Biodex-sa told Biodiesel Magazine that the company plans to double production capacity from 2.1 MMgy to 4.2 MMgy by the second half of this year. READ MORE

March 02, 2016

BDI subsidiary reopens expanded distillation research center

BY Ron KotrbaUIC GmbH, a subsidiary of biodiesel technology provider BDI-BioEnergy International AG, has just reopened its expanded and modernized research center near Frankfurt, Germany, in Alzenau. Its focus will be on the short path distillation range. READ MORE

January 29, 2016

Howell says 2016 may be busiest year yet for biodiesel at ASTM

BY Ron KotrbaAn abundance of biodiesel activities at ASTM may make 2016 the busiest year yet at the organization, said National Biodiesel Board senior technical advisor Steve Howell, who detailed ongoing and future technical work to expand biodiesel markets. READ MORE

January 28, 2016

NREL conducts biodiesel stability study in HPCR fuel systems

BY Ron KotrbaNREL's Robert McCormick presented results at the 2016 National Biodiesel Conference from a recent study on biodiesel stability in high-pressure common rail (HPCR) fuel systems for diesel engines. The results show current standards are adequate. READ MORE

January 27, 2016

What biodiesel producers should know about FSMA

BY Ron KotrbaIf your glycerin or free fatty acids may find their way into the food or feed supply, you must comply with the daunting Food Safety Modernization Act READ MORE